197  
WWUS81 KRNK 250012  
SPSRNK  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
812 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017  
 
VAZ009-010-012-250115-  
BLAND-WYTHE-SMYTH-  
812 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017  
   
..A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SMYTH
 
SOUTHWESTERN  
BLAND AND WYTHE COUNTIES THROUGH 915 PM EDT...  
 
AT 808 PM EDT, RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS  
EXTENDING ALONG A LINE FROM NEAR CERES TO NEAR HUNGRY MOTHER STATE  
PARK TO 7 MILES WEST OF ALLISON GAP. MOVEMENT WAS SOUTHEAST AT 15  
MPH.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
WYTHEVILLE...  
MARION...  
SALTVILLE...  
CHILHOWIE...  
AND RURAL RETREAT.  
 
THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT INTERSTATE 81 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS  
35 AND 70 DURING THE NEXT HOUR. EXPECT VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WITH  
SEVERELY REDUCED VISIBILITY AS YOU TRAVEL ALONG THE INTERSTATE IN  
THIS AREA THROUGH THESE THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS, AND MAY  
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
LAT...LON 3690 8156 3710 8126 3697 8093 3680 8104  
3679 8108 3677 8109 3676 8127 3671 8153  
3670 8155 3668 8153 3666 8154 3663 8162  
3679 8170 3693 8183  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0008Z 293DEG 15KT 3703 8125 3688 8149 3694 8190  
 

 
 
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